Arts Everyday Living: Goodbye to June—Nature’s Transition from Spring to Summer

GOODBYE TO JUNE
NATURE’S TRANSITION FROM SPRING TO SUMMER

 

Issac Levitan, A Day in June, detail, c. 1895, oil on canvas, Private Collection

Issac Levitan, A Day in June, detail, c. 1895, oil on canvas, Private Collection

I wonder what it would be like to live in a world where it was always June.

L.M. Montgomery*

A Day in June by one of Russia’s celebrated landscape artists Issac Levitan (1860-1900), is a final farewell to a transitional month that begins in spring and ends in summer.

For more on L.M. Montgomery, the author of the popular series Anne of Green Gables, click:

A Day in November—In the Quiet of the Woods

And to view another of Levitan’s works, click:

In the Mood for Waterlilies—Alternatives to Monet

*Source of quote unknown.

The above image is used solely for educational purposes and in the U.S. public domain.

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